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MARCH 10^j( 




The War that will Never Happen 

if America Remains Strong and Alert 




Lsf the reason for publishing this shocking account .of World Warm be completely clear. We 
Aont only to awaken America... and IhH world... to grim facts. The one way to prevent this mass 
destruction of humanity is 10 prepare NOW. Only a super-strong and fully enlightened America 
con stop this cnrushing horror ot the'future/ me editors 



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This is the summer 
of i960. we have 
for so long been 
savins "the russians 
don't dare attack"— 
we have come to 
believe it. on this 
hot summer after- 
won americans' 
main concerns are 
the cants' pennant 
chances, vacation 
plans, junior's new 

■ tooth. all the 
small aw pleasant 
sits of business 
that make everylw 
life as we know it 
in blessed peace 
time, but at this 
same fateful 

' moment in the " 
secret kreml in hea 0- 
guarters qfrussia's 
military rulers. . . 




AT THE same moment, in the northwest j 

STATE OF WASHINGTON . 




Perhaps if enough civilian air defense spotters 
had bee/* on ovty, a few more precious moments 
of warnins mibht have been sained 



I'VE CHECKED COMPLETE/I?' THEN THE 
THERE IS NO FLIGHT / CIVILIAN SPOTTER 

SCHEDULED OVER AREA /WAS RIGHT/ IT 13 AH 
SECTION M / j/ ENEMY ATTACK/ 

««■,_. ^ f*\ ALERT ALL FGHTER 

^_^>^~1 I \ COMMANDS/ 



THE SAME SCENE OF DOUBT AND CONFUSION 
TAXES PLACE AT AIR FORCE HEADQUARTERS 
ALL OVER THE NATION 




Outnumbered , 




'— 


CAUGHT BY 






SURPRISE , U.S. 






ATOMIC-POWEREO, 






SUPERSONIC 






INTERCEPTOR 






SQUADRONS 






ATTACKED THE 






INVADERS, 






BATTLED 






HEROICALLY- 






BUT IN VAIN / 






ALREADY 






RUSSIAN ATOMIC 






BOMBS WERE 






RAINING DOWN 






ON OUR 






CITIES / 


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FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL SHOCK EFFECT, SOVIET BOMBERS 
1 DROPPED THE FIRST TWO PARALYZING A- BOMBS ON THE 

HEART OF THE NATION, WASHINGTON, D.C. THE FIRST BLAST 
I WAS WIDE OF THE TARGET. IT HIT THE PEACEFUL POTOMAC. 

AN EXCURSION BOAT FULL O F VACATIONERS NE V ER KNEW 

WHAT HAPPENED TO THEM 





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NOT ONLY PEOPLE WERE VICTIMS OF THIS SAVAGE ALL-OUT ATTEMPT TO CRIPPLE AND ENSLAVE 
AMERICA IN ONE SMASH PUNCH / IN AOOITION TO SMALLER MILITARY AND PRODUCTION OBJECTIVES, 
THE VITAL NORFOLK-NEWPORT NEWS NAVAL BASE AND . ENVIRONS , UNDER CONCENTRATED ATTACK BY 
SOVIET Z-M 49 SUPER HEAVY BOMBERS, BECAME ANOTHER PEARL HARBOR / AND WE SAID IT WOULD 
NEVER HAPPEN AGAIN / ■ 




f THEY GOT SOMETHING "Y"thEY MAKE^N 
THERE WITH THAT PICTURE/) WAR SEEM SO 
THIS COUNTRY'S TCO BIG,/' ADVENTUROUS/ 
TOO TOUGH TO V 
ANYTHING TO WORRY J\ SINCE 
ABOUT / ^j-^AALWflYS- V 




Radiant heat, deadly aftermath of ah a-boms 
blast, is only que of the ghastly secondary 
results of atoms warfare. frequently, all 
that is left of a victim is a shadow- 
etching burned into the wall of a b0m3- 




In a protected basement apartment, comparatively 
safe in their white radiant- neat- r e pel i en t 
coveralls, soviet agents are busy.\._ 
t success is ours, 
comrade/the whole 
of manhattan is a 
shambles/ the a-bomb 
kit them1dtown area 

v* it completely 




Somewhere, the exact location a heavily 
guarded secret, the president confers 

itiTH MILITARY LEADERS . 




DON'T WAIT UNTIL IT'S TOO LATE / 
EVERYBODY PREPARE NOW/ 




In one of those unpredictable miracles that 
sometimes occur in the midst of widespread 
catastrophe, the a-bomb attack on hew york 
city left the famous grand central station 
comparatively unscathed. the next day it 
still stood in the center of the midtown 
wreckage, a symbol of the grandeur and 
majesty of america, hard-hit, bloody — but 
still unbowed. soviet saboteurs, though, 
quickly took care of this . 



Z^HEY MADE IT/^ 
I WHAT A JOB THOSE L 
\NEW PLANES DIDf J 




r THAT'S fllSHT, SOLDIER/ THE LAST 
f BILLION- DOLLAR INCREASE THAT CON- 
GRESS REFUSED US MIGHT HAVE 
' EQUIPPED OUR NATO FORCES WITH 
^ENOUGH OF THOSE POWERFUL NEW 
WEAPONS TO STOP THE REDS COLD/ 



OR GIVEN USA DOZEN 
OF THOSE DYNATOMIC 
CARRIERS TO STRIKE 
AT THEM FROM EVERY ■ 
SEA/ 8UT WHAT'S THE/ 
OVER-ALL PICTURE, ' 
GENERAL HENDRIX? J 



YOU JUST SAW IT/ THE FEW 
NEW WEAPONS WE'VE GOT IN ACTUAL 
USE ARE KEEPING US FROM IMMEDIATE 
DEFEAT/ WHETHER CR NOT WE CAN 
HOLD OUT UNTIL WE HAVE ENOUGH 
TO TURN THE TIDE, 
ANOTHER STORY/ . 





EASY WITH THAT MISSILE 

Ut A SUDDEN JAR AT T 

IIJT MIGHT THROW OFFTHOSE 

.SENSITIVE DIRECTION CONTACTS. 



DON'T WORRY, 
WANT THIS B: 

THE TARGET, 



If, SIR/ WE ) 
M-5 TO < 

:GET, TOO/ J 




J HAVE WORD OF THIS 
'MISSION AND ITS SUCCESS 
GIVEN TO PRESS HEADQUARTERS 
IMMEDIATELY/ TELL THEM 




.y^LATER THAT DAY, OUR COUNTERATTACKS 
FORCES CONTINUED TO MOVE, SLOiHT, BUT 
SURELY. MILITARY INSTALLATIONS AND 
INDUSTRIAL AREAS IN RUSSIA AW SATEL- 

. LITE COUNTRIES SUFFERED REGULAR 

\^ BOAIBER RAIDS 








INAUERICA THE SANE FEEtiriSS 
PREVAIL AS THE DIG6IN& 'OUT FfiOH I 
ENEf/Y BOMBER ATTACKS OH 
CIVILIAN CENTERS CONTINUES. . . 




MW 0mS7S> roe thb 




, re m«» r '~, cu»" s °J, unit" 
\ «" m ,lle -u«til F " c ,i7,0tnrai,, \ 



at the american battery. . . m 

c-canit let- reds- capture 
gun- learn construction - 
secrets/ tare's anatomic 
irge'setto destroy whole 
works-if r- CAN-- 




QWCKLY THE tJEBSADVWCE TWtOUGtf THE FUSS... 



A FEW MINUTES LATER, ON THE NEW POCKET SIZE VOX- 
BOX, A VAST IMPROVEMENT ON THE OLD WALKIE- 

•IE , AN 'ADVANCE GUARD SPOTS THE BREAKTHROUGH.. 




Wm 



instead of playing around 
'ith that thins, he ought to 
be making plans to get us 
out of here before we get 
Caught like rats ii 




■Five minutes later... 



^JM 





SURRENDER, THATS WHAT I 
AT LEAST THAT WAY WE'LL 
STILL BE ALIVE /FROM WHAT 

! THE REDS GOT US 
LICKED EVEN AT HOME.ANY- 

IOLE BLASTED 
WAR'LL BE OVER, SOON/ 1 
AIN'T GONNA DIE FOR 
NOTHIN'/ 



DON T BE A SCHWOE / IK A 
SHINDIG LIKE THIS THE REDS 
WON'T BE TAXIN' ANY PRISONERS/ 
YOU WANT TO GET SHOT WITH 
YOUR HANDS IN THE Aifi ? SNAP 
OUT OF IT, MARSH, AND GET 
K TO WORKIN' THAT GUN / 



THEftE WAS NO MORE TIME FOR TALK 
AS RED FOOT SOLDIERS BROKE 
THROUGH IU SMAL L GROUPS AND., . 




we're "tech" men from the > 
experimental station /the v 
don't seed us now in there/the 
colonel sent out even the 
and cooks to help vou 
jy5 dig in for a few more _, 

MINUTES / 





FOR TWO SECONDS/" THEY'RE 
POURING "EM IN AGAIN/ THEY 
WANT THIS EXPERIMENTAL 
STATION AND THEY'RE GOING TO 
GET IT./ rT- IT'S HOPELESS 
TELL YOU /I -I CAN'T TAKE 
IT ANY MORE/ 




NO SURRENDER FOR STUPIO, STUBBORN \ 
YANKEE SWINE WHO TAKE SO MUNY SOVIET 
LIVES/ 



Finally the Americans 

GOT THE LOfS'A»AITEO 

worn. . . 



THEY'RE READY INSIDE 
THE ARMORED BUILDING / 
FALL BACK SLOWLY, BUT